It's rare to find a pair of boots that hit above the knee without looking trashy. To avoid channeling Vivian Ward, the heel must be minimal and in a fabric that doesn't make high squeaking noises when you walk. That is why when I spotted the flat, gray suede boots on a recent episode of Gossip Girl, I was beyond thrilled. Though articles of clothing featured on the show usually amount to a normal high schooler's annual pay, Eric Damon, the stylist behind Gossip Girl's incredible wardrobes, got it right with the Strate boot from Chinese Laundry for $99. As seen worn by Serena, they are perfect for wearing with a skirt or dress, but are also wide enough so you can tuck in your favorite pair of skinny jeans.
Advice To My High School Self
The other day my friend and I were reminiscing about our high school experiences and I couldn't help but find humor in the insignificant things I once deemed so important. Everything, from what I wore to school (my best friend and I called each other each morning to discuss), ...read more